Evan Hughes of Scranton was selected as the winner of the Lackawanna County and Scranton/Wilkes Barre RailRiders indoor mural competition. His design captures the overall vitality of Northeastern Pennsylvania – the beauty, history, sports and people of our area. He will receive $5,000 to complete the mural, which will be unveiled at the April 1 “Meet The RailRiders” event.
Three Northeastern Pennsylvania residents were selected as the finalists for the Lackawanna County and Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders Indoor Mural Competition.
The designs of Evan Hughes of Lackawanna County, Danielle Joyce of Lackawanna County, and Paul Venditti of Wayne County were selected by a panel of judges. The 21’x 30’ mural will grace the space at the entrance of The Mohegan Sun Club at PNC Field.
The public can vote for their favorite design by visiting the RailRiders website at www.swbrailriders.com. Voting will take place from February 18-25.
The winning artist will receive $5,000 to complete the mural, which will be unveiled at the April 2 “Meet the RailRiders” event.
Lackawanna County and the Scranton Wilkes-Barre Railriders are partnering on a mural project at PNC Field and are seeking experienced mural artists to apply to paint an indoor mural. Finalists will be chosen and the public will vote for the winning design. Applications are due Feb. 10.
Download the Call for Artists for more information